Hi! This is

Alair Dias Junior

Computer Engineer and Software Architect

Hello!

I am an experienced Computer Engineer, passionate about the hardware/software interface and Computer design and verification. My experience spans from industry to academia and I’ve been a Postdoctoral Researcher at EPFL (Switzerland), Assistant Professor in one of the most prestigious Brazilian Universities and worked as Software Engineer/Architect in Several Projects and Products. My education in Computer Engineering and Electronics started during my trade school, in 1996, and continued through my Undergraduate degree (2005), Masters (2008) and Ph.D. (2012) in Electrical Engineering.

  • Name Alair Dias Junior
  • Age 38 Years
  • Experience 20 Years (Yes!! That is true!)
  • Country Brazil
  • Location Belo Horizonte, MG
  • e-mail alair@alair.me
  • Phone +55 (31) 97359 25 66
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What I do

Embedded Systems

C/C++ and Assembly. Bare metal and embedded operating systems. FPGA and SoC design and verification.

Hw/Sw Interface

Device Drivers, communication protocols, interface with legacy systems. Embedded Inteligence.

Algorithm Design

Custom algorithms for complex data structures. Libraries and Framework design and implementation.

Backend Systems

Backend systems design and implementation using cutting-edge technologies and languages.

  • Experience

  • Senior Software Architect - TCS Industrial

    Jan 2017 - Present

    Researching for new Embedded Systems and IoT solutions, developing low level software for interfacing with industrial automation devices.

  • Chief Software Architect - Crossover for Work

    Aug 2018 - Mar 2019

    Product Support Manager for Enterprise Level SaaS Products like ResponseTek, Olive Software and Knowledge Marketing.

  • Professor of Engineering - Federal University of Minas Gerais

    Jun 2016 - Feb 2019

    Teaching graduate and undergraduate level courses, in special Digital Systems, Computer Architecture and Organization, VHDL. Researching on IoT and Embedded Systems Design and Verification, Embedded Intelligence, and Formal Verification.

  • Professor of Computer Science - FUMEC University

    Feb 2010 - Jun 2016

    Teaching graduate and undergraduate level courses, in special Artificial Intelligence, Compilers, Automata Theory, Introduction to Robotics. Researching on IoT and Embedded Systems Design and Verification, Embedded Intelligence, and Formal Verification.

  • Postdoctoral Researcher - EPFL

    Sep 2013 - Aug 2014

    Research on techniques for biomedical signal processing in Body Area Networks. Co-authored a patent and acted as technology consultant to the spin-off Smartcardia.

  • Senior Embedded Software Engineer - Wisecomm

    Mar 2008 - Sep 2016 / Part Time

    Developing custom solutions based on Wireless Sensor Networks technology.

  • Substitute Professor - Federal University of Minas Gerais

    Aug 2005 - Jul 2007

    Teaching undergraduate level courses, in special Industrial Informatics and Process Control.

  • Electronics Technician - IHM Engenharia

    Sep 1999 - Sep 2002

    PLC and SCADA programming for industrial automation.

  • Education

  • Dr of Electrical Eng - Federal University of Minas Gerais

    2008 - 2012

    Research on the Design and Verification of SoCs described at High Level of Abstraction.

  • MsC in Electrical Eng - Federal University of Minas Gerais

    2005 - 2008

    Research on coverage analysis and test pattern generation for SoCs.

  • Electrical Engineer - Federal University of Minas Gerais

    2000 - 2005

    Major in Computer Engineering. Research on implementation of Neural Networks using FPGAs.

  • Electronics Trade School - CEFET/MG

    1996 - 1999

    Designed projects on home and industrial automation.